Get and transform data with Power BI

Data Analyst
Power BI

The first step to insights begins in Power BI Desktop where you connect to and transform your data in preparation for data modeling. Start here to learn how to ingest and transform data in Power BI.


There are no prerequisites for this learning path.

Modules in this learning path

You'll learn how to retrieve data from a variety of data sources, including Microsoft Excel, relational databases, and NoSQL data stores. You'll also learn how to improve performance while retrieving data.

Power Query has an incredible number of features that are dedicated to helping you clean and prepare your data for analysis. You'll learn how to simplify a complicated model, change data types, rename objects, and pivot data. You'll also learn how to profile columns so that you know which columns have the valuable data that you’re seeking for deeper analytics.